Definición de Illinoian en inglés:


Silabificación: Il·li·noi·an
Pronunciación: /ˌiliˈnoi-ən


  • 1Of, relating to, or denoting a Pleistocene glaciation in North America, preceding the Wisconsin and approximating to the Saale of northern Europe.
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    • This preserve is located on a käme (a hill or mound of stratified drift deposited by glacial meltwater) formed during the Illinoian glacial epoch.
    • These well-drained, sloping soils developed on Illinoian glacial till overlain with loess and have a compact fragipan that restricts root growth.
    • The forest studied in Pike County, Illinois was on Illinoian glacial till in the Glaciated Section of the Mississippi River Border Division.
  • 1.1 (as noun the Illinoian) The Illinoian glaciation or the system of deposits laid down during it.


mid 19th century: from Illinois + -an.

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Pronunciación: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw